Founded in 1994, WMU Wärmebehandlungsanlagen für Industrie und Umwelttechnik GmbH is a mechanical engineering company and service provider for industrial furnaces. The range of goods and services includes the production of new plants, the modernization of existing high-performance furnaces and servicing and maintenance for systens from other suppliers. The broadly diversified customer base comes from various industrial sectors all over the world. Since 2001, the sister company GFT has strengthened its market position at its headquarters in Bönen. The company uses the existing furnace systems there for test series and processes in order to develop customized solutions. As a technologically driven company, WMU also has its own patents. Together with the equity partner HANNOVER Finanz, the company has implemented its succession plan.